Kia Soul: Receiver-Drier Replacement - Air conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation And Air ConditioningKia Soul: Receiver-Drier Replacement

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Receiver-Drier Replacement

1.
Remove the condenser.
2.
Remove the cap (B) on the bottom of the condenser with a L wrench (A).

Tightening torque :
9.8 ~ 14.7 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.5 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 10.8 lb-ft)

3.
Remove the receiver-drier (A) from condenser using a long nose plier. Check for crumbled receiver-drier and clogged bottom cap filter.

4.
Apply air conditioning compressor oil along the O-rings and threads of the new bottom cap.
5.
Insert a new receiver-drier into the receiver drier tank. The receiver-drier must be sealed in vacuum before it is exposed to air for use.
6.
Install a new bottom cap to the condenser.
  
Always replace the receiver-drier and bottom cap at the same time.
Replace the O-rings with new ones at each fitting, and apply a thin coat of refrigerant oil before installing them. Be sure to use the right O-rings for R-134a to avoid leakage.
Be careful not to damage the radiator and condenser fins when installing the condenser.
Charge the system, and test its performance.
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